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Sinn Féin calls for Short Strand community to assist police investigation

13 August, 2015 - by Mairead O’Donnell


Sinn Féin representatives Niall Ó Donnghaile and Alex Maskey have called on the local community in the Short Strand to assist the police investigation into the killing of Kevin McGuigan. 

Speaking after meeting the family today, Councillor Ó Donnghaile said; 

"I met with the family of Kevin McGuigan today to offer my condolences and they are obviously devastated by the loss of a father and grandfather. 

"They are obviously shocked, as are many in the local community in the aftermath of this brutal and totally unacceptable act." 

Speaking after meeting the PSNI to discuss the investigation, Alex Maskey MLA said:

"We met the PSNI today to impress on them the need for a thorough and adequately resourced investigation into the killing of Kevin McGuigan. 

"There can be no place for such actions on our streets and in our community. 

"I would call on everyone in the local community to assist the police investigation into this fatal shooting."

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